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Campriani caps strong week for Italy with 3-position gold
(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) Niccolo Campriani fired his last shot, shook his head and smiled. No reason to look at the score. The Italian's long Olympics were over and he knew he had already secured another medal.

Winning gold was an added bonus.

Campriani became the only shooter to win two gold medals at the Rio de Janeiro Games, overcoming Sergey Kamensky of Russia on the final shot Sunday to repeat as men's 3-position rifle champion.

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Interactives

  • shorttrack

    Short Track

    In a little more than two decades, the fast-paced event of short track speedskating has grown into one of the most thrilling at the Winter Games. Discover the equipment that allows competitors to keep going faster while remaining a little safer in the often treacherous sport. Find who has a chance to replace former U.S. Olympian Apolo Anton Ohno as the all-time leading medal winner in the event, what country has dominated recent games, what penalties can cause a dramatic change in the results and just how short a short track really is.

Short Track 

CountryTotal
 China2316
 Russian Federation3115
 South Korea2125
 Canada1113
 Italy0123
 United States0101
 Netherlands0011

Featured Athlete

J.R. Celski
USA J.R. Celski United States of America

  • Sport: Short Track
  • Height / Weight: 1.73m / 63.0 kg 5'8" / 139 lbs
  • Birthdate: 7/17/1990
  • Hometown: Federal Way, WA, USA
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